The Sixth Glass - Boulevard Brewing Co.
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3.98/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A big, creamy, beige head slowly turns foamy as it settles and glistens gold over a clear, reddish, dark amber (SRM 15). Columns of carbonation support the head as it slowly settles to one inch, leaving thick rings of lace.
Subtle plum and candy sugar are offset by faint funkiness. Warmth brings out fresh figs.
A Unibroue tulip glass presents a well-balanced quad that oscillates from slightly sweet to slightly bitter. Dark fruits of plum and fig are followed by a hint of tart cherry. The finish is modestly long and dominated by warming alcohol.
The full body has a viscous, silky texture. Alcohol is warm. High effervescence is capped by a dry finish.
This one warms quite well, developing character along the way. It makes for a contemplative beer that proves to be quite enjoyable on a cool autumn evening before dinner. I enjoyed it with a pungent, creamy bleu “Valdbon”. The cheese brought out a sweet fruitiness, otherwise not detected.
Serving type: bottle
03-16-2014 22:36:31 | More by SLeffler27
The Sixth Glass from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,737 ratings.